I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.

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When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes

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There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.

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Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.

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Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.

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Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.

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To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.

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The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.

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Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.

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A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.

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A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.

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Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window.

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The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.

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